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Holiday season brings holiday grams

Holiday season brings holiday grams

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

It's that time of year again. Lights hanging outside of buildings shine brightly in the night sky, Christmas music starts playing in every restaurant, and people rush to stores to do their gift shopping. It's officially the holiday season, and with the holiday season comes holiday grams for Carlmont. AS...

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Kim Mitchell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

With the holiday spirit finally arriving in San Francisco, so have hundreds of kittens and puppies wishing for a family of their own this holiday season. For over 30 years, the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has partnered with Macy’s to show off its adoptable pets in hopes that passersby may bring a new addition, or multiple additions, to their family. With holiday-themed names like “Yams,” “Potato,” and “Turkey,” more than 65 animals ha...

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

Laughter and conversation filled the air in downtown San Carlos during the Night of Holiday Lights, a tradition created for residents to celebrate the holidays together. Each December, the City of San Carlos hosts this holiday celebration that people of all ages enjoy. The event used to take place in C...

Holiday spirit jingles into Carlmont

Holiday spirit jingles into Carlmont

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus

ASB is putting together a holiday village in the quad to increase holiday spirit and get everyone ready for winter break. According to ASB Vice President Tyrese Lopez, they are planning different activities and performances for each day during the week of Dec. 11. ASB is preparing for this week...

ASB creates holiday cheer as finals week arrives

ASB creates holiday cheer as finals week arrives

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus

As the holidays begin to approach, ASB has plans for many activities for all students to participate in. As the holiday season neared in the past, ASB created various activities to engage various students, including cookies in the quad, pictures with Santa, holiday grams, and toy drives to help the community. Many of the traditional activities will be returni...

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

No sooner did the red and orange Thanksgiving decorations come down, did the green and red Christmas decorations come up. On Monday, Nov. 27, the Carlmont Village Shopping Center hosted the Belmont Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Boutique. From 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., local artisans sold goods, Santa and...

Belmont Craft Faire kicks off holiday season

Belmont Craft Faire kicks off holiday season

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under News

Belmont kicks off the holiday season with a craft fair encouraging city residents and neighboring communities to join in. On Nov. 18,  Belmont hosted its annual Holiday Craft Faire where vendors sell the arts and crafts that they have made. “The purpose of the event is to kick off the holidays for Belmont and our neighboring co...

Food For Fines puts a new spin on holiday giving

Food For Fines puts a new spin on holiday giving

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Books and beans: an unlikely combination. However, with the San Mateo County Library's newest holiday initiative, Food for Fines, library fines will be waived with the donation of food, excluding fees for lost or damaged items. Running from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, Food for Fines will allow library ...

Rose sale spreads love

Rose sale spreads love

Zaina Abdelrahman, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

February, the month of love, means chocolate boxes, roses, and lots of hugs and kisses.   Many take this opportunity to spread love to the most valuable people in their lives. Carlmont provides this love through the rose sale. From Feb. 1 to Feb. 13, ASB is selling roses and chocolate to stude...

The Eucalyptus St. holiday tradition is bringing families together

The Eucalyptus St. holiday tradition is bringing families together

Estella Lippi, Scotcenter Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Estella Lippi reports on the San Carlos St. that takes holiday decorating very seriously.

Holiday grams bring seasonal spirit

Holiday grams bring seasonal spirit

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

The beginning of December means warmer jackets come out, holiday decorations go up, and an infectious spirit of giving spreads throughout communities. For Carlmont, it means holiday grams. From Nov. 30 to Dec. 9, the class of 2018's elected student body officers sell holiday grams for students t...

Holiday season impacts students in different ways

Holiday season impacts students in different ways

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Campus

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, the holiday season has begun for many in the Carlmont community. The essence of the holiday season is prevalent once again; decorations are being sold in drugstores, eggnog is back in grocery stores, radio stations are playing holiday music, and retail stores...

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